On February 9, 1844, Esther Foster and William Graham were jointly executed by hanging, in Columbus, Ohio, on the same scaffold. It was the last public execution held in the state. Foster was an African-American woman and Graham was a white man.
Ohio State Journal, February 9, 1844.
Historical Lights and Shadows of the Ohio State Penitentiary (1893), by Daniel J. Morgan
History of Franklin County, Ohio (1855), by William T. Martin.
Heather Wright of the Nature Vs Narcissism podcast
Intro-Outro Narrator – Floyd Frye of The Pop List podcast.
Daniel J. Morgan – Mike Brown of the Pleasing Terrors podcast
Esther Foster – Danielle Jones of the Between Us Girls podcast
William Graham – Dennis Serra of the Evil podcast.
Editor, Ohio State Journal – Sam Kulper of the Breakers podcast
Ohio Constitution (voice) – Robin Warder of The Trail Went Cold podcast
Extro Aphorism (voice) – Kit Caren of the Forgotten News Podcast.
Kevin MacLeod of Incompetech.com –
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EXTRO APHORISM: Source: Chesterton, G.K., What's Wrong With the World (1916), at chapter Sincerity and the Gallows
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